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Impact of Hurricane Irma


Dun & Bradstreet is closely monitoring the situation and analyzing the effect of Hurricane Irma. As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) identifies the specific counties, islands, and island municipalities that have been impacted by the hurricane, Dun & Bradstreet will provide a list of business entities located in the affected areas. Additional resources and information on the business impact of Hurricane Irma will be made available and will be updated regularly.

Business Impact of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma caused massive flooding, affecting both residents and businesses in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Thousands of people, homes, and businesses have been impacted across multiple counties, islands, and island municipalities per reports from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and news agencies.

The latest and final update from FEMA as of October 16th, 2017, reports approximately 2,148,134 potentially impacted businesses were identified by FEMA in Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and The Virgin Islands. They are distributed as follows:

  • 2,108,378 across 48 counties in Florida
  • 37,784 across 7 counties in Georgia
  • 1,225 across 10 island municipalities in Puerto Rico
  • 747 across 2 islands in the Virgin Islands

An updated downloadable list of companies located in the impacted areas is now available in pipe-delimited text or Excel format.

Potentially Impacted Counties in Florida

Approximately 2,108,378 potentially impacted businesses may be found in the following 48 counties in Florida: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Union, and Volusia.

The potentially impacted businesses are distributed as follows:

  • 23,157 in Alachua
  • 1,539 in Baker
  • 1,553 in Bradford
  • 53,590 in Brevard
  • 258,684 in Broward
  • 18,869 in Charlotte
  • 12,050 in Citrus
  • 14,708 in Clay
  • 46,617 in Collier
  • 5,657 in Columbia
  • 2,186 in DeSoto
  • 680 in Dixie
  • 93,027 in Duval
  • 9,388 in Flagler
  • 1,078 in Gilchrist
  • 330 in Glades
  • 1,627 in Hardee
  • 2,576 in Hendry
  • 15,089 in Hernando
  • 12,737 in Highlands
  • 145,415 in Hillsborough
  • 19,693 in Indian River
  • 382 in Lafayette
  • 30,031 in Lake
  • 76,427 in Lee
  • 3,029 in Levy
  • 34,957 in Manatee
  • 28,363 in Marion
  • 20,522 in Martin
  • 346,779 in Miami-Dade
  • 12,930 in Monroe
  • 7,004 in Nassau
  • 3,264 in Okeechobee
  • 151,714 in Orange
  • 31,365 in Osceola
  • 199,874 in Palm Beach
  • 42,014 in Pasco
  • 105,688 in Pinellas
  • 49,109 in Polk
  • 4,629 in Putnam
  • 56,156 in Sarasota
  • 52,904 in Seminole
  • 25,195 in St. Johns
  • 25,173 in St. Lucie
  • 6,139 in Sumter
  • 3,082 in Suwannee
  • 678 in Union
  • 50,720 in Volusia
  • Potentially Impacted Counties in Georgia

    Approximately 37,784 potentially impacted businesses may be found in the following 7 counties in Georgia: Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Glynn, Liberty, and McIntosh.

    The potentially impacted businesses are distributed as follows:

    • 2,592 in Camden
    • 477 in Charlton
    • 21,387 in Chatham
    • 2,750 in Coffee
  • 7,144 in Glynn
  • 2,833 in Liberty
  • 601 in McIntosh
  • Potentially Impacted Island Municipalities in Puerto Rico

    Approximately 1,225 potentially impacted businesses may be found in the following 10 island municipalities (municipio) of Canovanas, Catano, Culebra, Dorado, Fajardo, Loiza, Luquillo, Toa Baja, Vega Baja, and Vieques.

    The potentially impacted businesses are distributed as follows:

    • 115 In Canovanas
    • 164 In Catano
    • 18 In Culebra
    • 181 In Dorado
    • 137 In Fajardo
  • 30 In Loiza
  • 61 In Luquillo
  • 302 In Toa Baja
  • 168 In Vega Baja
  • 49 In Vieques
  • Potentially Impacted Islands in The Virgin Islands

    Approximately 747 potentially impacted businesses may be found in the islands of Saint John and Saint Thomas.

    The potentially impacted businesses are distributed as follows:

    • 99 in Saint John
    • 648 in Saint Thomas

    Economic Impact Analysis Dashboard

    The economic impact analysis dashboard graphically displays the potential business, jobs, and sales impacts of Hurricane Irma. It shows the counties designated by FEMA for disaster assistance. Counties under a State of Disaster were also included to reflect the potential scale of Hurricane Irma’s impact.

    Tools and Resources

    Several resources will be made available and will be updated regularly. This will include an impact report, customer identification guide, credit customer notices, Business Impact Search Tool, a complete downloadable list of business entities located in the impacted areas, and pertinent links. These are in addition to the economic impact analysis dashboard.

    The Business Impact Search Tool provides access to a searchable list of companies to find businesses located in the areas affected by recent Hurricane Irma.

    We're also providing our free iUpdate service to help manage Dun & Bradstreet's information on your company. Use of the iUpdate service will add you to our marketing list.

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